Business Assistance

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Learn where to get advice about starting, developing or expanding your business, where to go to network with other business owners, where to find a business mentor and more.

Northland Inc
Northland Inc, the regional economic development agency,  is a great source of information on starting, developing or expanding all types of business ventures. They may be able to provide advice, training, valuable connections with industry leaders

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Northland (Inc) 
The Chamber of Commerce is a non-political, non-profit organisation which represents businesses, both small and large, in Northland.  It provides business networking functions, information briefings, education and training services, advocacy, industry network groups.

NorthTecTertiary Education Institute works closely with local and national industries, providing practical, quality training that meets Northland industry needs.
Tools and advice from across government to save you time and help make your business a success. Find a wide range of information and tools specifically for small and medium-sized businesses to help business owners and managers start, manage, grow or exit their businesses, and deal with the day-to-day challenges faced, including business plans, marketing, staffing, regulations and tax.

Business Mentors New Zealand 
A not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting the success and growth of small businesses through the knowledge and experience of our volunteer mentors.

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), the New Zealand government’s national economic development agency will be particularly helpful if you are, or are considering becoming, an exporter. They may be able to help you get ready to export, access international markets, provide mentors and funding assistance.

Professional Services
Whangarei has a strong base of private professional business services including accountants, legal firms, management, marketing and public relation consultants, recruitment companies, training and education providers, bankers and real estate agents.